Moving on with Maths - Nottingham

Nottingham

Overview

This face to face event at the University of Nottingham is a must for students taking A Level Maths and/or Further Maths applying for university. 

The event will give A level mathematicians and their teachers an insight into studying mathematics and other STEM subjects at university as well as looking at the admissions procedures for universities and the relevant admissions tests. Students will have the opportunity to solve problems including those from admissions tests and hear from university personnel about their experiences of life after A levels.

Aims

  • To provide information about applying to study STEM subjects at university, including grade expectations and relevant admissions tests
  • To discover what is involved in studying Mathematics, and other STEM subjects, at university
  • To give students a broader knowledge of where their mathematics can take them.
  • To provide students with an opportunity to solve admissions test style problems and so deepen their mathematical understanding and increase their confidence with the subject

Who will benefit from attending?

Students studying A level Maths and Further Maths will gain information and knowledge essential when considering the next step of their mathematical journey.  

Content

13:00-13:10  Welcome

13:10-13:40  Session 1: Why Maths? Why Nottingham?

13:40-14:15  Session 2: Boosting Problem Solving for Admissions Tests 

14:15-14:30  Break 

14:30-15:00  Session 3: Taking Maths Further – Katie Severn

15:00-15:30  Session 4: A Taste of University Maths – Joel Feinstein

15:30-15:45  Break 

15:45-16:15  Session 5: Maths and Careers – alumni/STEM ambassador

16:15-16:30  Session 6: Questions and Feedback 

Eligibility

All students and teachers of A level Mathematics are welcome to attend this event

Cost

Free

Key Facts

Event ref:

#9963

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 12

Curriculum focus:

University admissions tests, A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

3.5 hours

Region:

East Midlands

Venue:

University of Nottingham,
University Park,
Nottingham,
NG7 2RD

Date:

Thu 7th Jul 2022

Course times:

13:00 - 16:30

Fee:

The event is free

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ann-Marie Newton
[email protected]

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